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  1. 19 Bucks County Nonprofits Receive $210K in Grant FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    The nonprofit announced the grants this week, which include $100,000 in Bucks Innovation and Improvement Grants, $60,000 in Capital Grants and a $50,000 Target Funding Grant. Foundations Community Partnership awarded a $50,000 Targeted Funding Grant to the Bucks County Housing Group for its Transition Age Shared Living pilot program.

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  2. Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women, children in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people during a Sunday raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumskiri, a security source and resident said Thursday. The five-year-old campaign for an Islamic state by Boko Haram, whose name means "Western education is sinful," has become the greatest menace to the security of Africa's biggest economy and top oil producer.

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  3. School notes: Centreville High School hires new principalRead the original story

    Thursday | Fairfax Times

    Mountain View Alternative High School principal Dave Jagels will take over as principal of Centreville High School when county schools return from winter break on Jan. 5. Jagels will succeed Martin Grimm in the role.

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  4. LatAm-China ties key to turnaroundRead the original story

    Thursday | China Daily

    Technology and innovation cooperation between China and Latin America is needed to cope with economic slowdown and facilitate structural changes in the two emerging markets, says a Chinese scholar. Latin America's GDP growth rate has slowed down in 2014, dropping below 1.5 percent, according to the report jointly released by the Development Center of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development , the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Development Bank of Latin America, known by its Spanish acronym, CAF.

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  5. Kofi Adams: What Ghanaians never knew about RawlingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GhanaWeb

    Kofi Adams, official spokesperson for former President Jerry John RawlA ings, is a household name. Like his revolutionary masA ter, many functionaries of the ruling National Democratic Congress, NDC, hold him in awe, showering him with the kind of respect you give an ultra-competent workaholic.

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  6. Secondary Schools' Primary ImportanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Project Syndicate

    The world has made remarkable progress in providing primary education to children worldwide. In the 1960s, fewer than half of the developing world's children were enrolled in primary school.

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  7. a Q&a wth Tom MoenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Madison Magazine

    "Definitely humble beginnings I looked around and there's dust balls in the corner, a ping-pong table with no net. There were roaches and the paint was peeling off the walls.

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  8. Nigeria: More than 100 kidnapped, Boko Haram suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mail & Guardian

    In a kidnapping similar to that of 200 girls taken from their school by Boko Haram, more than 100 people have been taken into a forest in Nigeria. Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people during a Sunday raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri, a security source and resident said on Thursday.

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  9. Annie' a hard knock adaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jacksonville Daily News

    It's impossible to talk about "Annie" without admitting up front when you first experienced John Huston's 1982 film.

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  10. Pass masters are hailed by headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jewish Chronicle

    Grandparents day at North West London Jewish Day School. Ninety-one per cent of its Year 6 group achieved the government's required standard At Clore Shalom in Hertfordshire, head Sheree Oxenham was "ecstatic" that all its 11-year-olds had reached the Department of Education's target Level 4 score in maths, reading and writing in the Key Stage 2 tests.

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  11. Failed by such a shoddy rulingRead the original story

    Thursday | Jewish Chronicle

    The "Fair Admissions Campaign" is 18 months old. As befits a child of the 21st century it has multiple parents, among which are the British Humanist Association, which claims it objects to state funding of faith schools but which is actually opposed to all faith-based education, believing "schools should not bring up children in a particular religion when they are too young to make up their minds," and the Accord Coalition, whose leader, Rabbi Jonathan Romain, claims he supports faith schools provided pupils are admitted to them regardless of faith.

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  12. Teacher Jonathan Firth jailed for 21 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Secondary school teacher, 33, who groomed 16-year-old pupil via Snapchat before taking her virginity is jailed for 21 months Jonathan Firth, 33, who groomed a 16-year-old pupil by sending her naked pictures on Snapchat before taking her virginity, has been jailed A secondary school teacher who groomed a 16-year-old pupil by sending her naked pictures on Snapchat before taking her virginity has been jailed. Bradford Crown Court heard that Jonathan Firth, 33, began a 'wholly inappropriate' relationship with the teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons.

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  13. California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    First-grade teacher April Alonzo-Soto does content-based chants with her class at Parkview Elementary in El Monte. The school uses a curriculum that incorporates literature, social studies and science to help students learn English.

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  14. Aboriginal services highlightedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Prince George Citizen

    At their annual open house, aboriginal education workers Ali Carriere and Krista Hill sing with Vincent Prince of the Aboriginal Business and Community Development Centre. - Citizen staff photo At their annual open house, aboriginal education workers Ali Carriere and Krista Hill sing with Vincent Prince of the Aboriginal Business and Community Development Centre.

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  15. 100 women, children kidnapped by Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 other people on Sunday during a raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri, a security source and resident said on Thursday. Although no one has claimed it yet, the attack bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, which abducted more than 200 women in April from a secondary school in Chibok, only 24 km from this latest attack.

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  16. Russellville approves 51 new HVAC unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Courier

    Russellville Board of Education members Wesley White and Allan George were recognized for 50 hours of school board training during a recent state conference. The Russellville Board of Education approved the replacement of 51 heating, ventilating and air conditioning units at Russellville Junior High School during its meeting Monday.

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  17. Charter Schools USA expands on plans for York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | York Dispatch

    A representative of Charter Schools USA said the for-profit company will be "dedicated to improving the education of York City students" if given the opportunity to operate the York City School District. "Our actions will speak louder than our words," Paula Jackson, the company's director of development and government relations, said in a statement.

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  18. Keighley district's schooling 'not good enough', says OfstedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Keighleynews.co.uk

    MORE than half of secondary students and a quarter of primary pupils in the district are studying at schools judged to be not good enough, the country's education watchdog has revealed. The Ofsted annual report shows that Bradford-district schools are among the worst in the country, with the chances of pupils attending a good primary or secondary school having decreased this year.

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  19. Delayed Boris backs life-sciences hub in Sutton as travel hold up pushes case for tramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sutton Guardian

    A new life science hub, with upgraded transport connections to the centre of London, is both important and a "real coup" for Sutton. This was the vision laid out by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, as he visited the Institute of Cancer Research in Belmont this morning.

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  20. Is there a better way to treat substance use in adolescents with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    The majority of adolescents entering substance use treatment also have psychiatric disorders, such as depression, ADHD and trauma-related problems. Unfortunately, these youth face poorer treatment outcomes , and their mental health issues are often not directly addressed.

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